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Palestine: Israeli court ruling on Bab al-Rahma null and illegal

March 18, 2019 |

Ramallah The Palestinian Presidency on Sunday condemned an Israeli court ruling on Bab al-Rahma prayer area inside Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, stressing the ruling is null and illegal.

The presidency said in a statement that the ruling is a continuation …

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Born Into Al-Qaida: Hamza Bin Laden’s Rise to Prominence

March 17, 2019 |

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Years after the death of his father at the hands of a U.S. Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan, Hamza bin Laden now finds himself in the crosshairs of world powers.

In rapid succession in recent weeks, …

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Police recovers 50 kgs of narcotics from Malakand

March 17, 2019 |

Police has foiled a bid of smuggling and recovered twelve-kilogram heroin and thirty-eight kilogram hashish from a vehicle in Malakand today.

Two smugglers were arrested in this connection.

According to police, the drugs were smuggling from Mingora to Rawalpindi.

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Zardari challenges court decision to transfer money laundering case to Islamabad

March 16, 2019 |

Former President, Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur have challenged the decision of Banking Court in the Sindh High Court regarding transfer the money laundering case to Islamabad.

Both the accused appeared before the Sindh High Court today …

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Govt introducing reforms to enhance investment and exports

March 16, 2019 |

Prime Minister's Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood says the government is introducing reforms to encourage business community for enhancing investment and exports.

He was addressing a seminar titled "Trade Opportunities in China, Indonesia and the United States" organized by …

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Board of directors meeting of EFU General Insurance Limited

March 15, 2019 |
Karachi, EFU General Insurance Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on March 22, 2019 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Annual Accounts for the period…

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Board of directors meeting of EFU Life Assurance Limited

March 15, 2019 |
Karachi, EFU Life Assurance Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on March 22, 2019 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Annual Accounts for the period…

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Murad expresses dismay over slow pace of work on development schemes

March 15, 2019 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has expressed his dismay over the slow pace of work on ongoing development schemes and directed to release funds on priority basis for schemes to be completed this year.

He was presiding over …

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Govt committed to reverse de-industrialization trend: Dawood

March 15, 2019 |

Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Textile Abdul Razak Dawood has said that the government is committed to reverse the trend of de-industrialization.

During a meeting with a delegation of Asian Development Bank, the Adviser said that newly drafted …

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Pakistan PM: Afghan Peace Within Reach

March 15, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday that peace in Afghanistan is "around the corner," citing ongoing negotiations between the United States and Taliban insurgents.

Islamabad is credited for arranging Washington's direct dialogue with the Taliban that U.S. …

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ISESCO condemns terrorist attacks on 2 mosques in New Zealand

March 15, 2019 |

Rabat The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) strongly condemned the twin coordinated terrorist attacks targeting two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch during Friday prayers.

According to New Zealand authorities, at least 40 people were killed …

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49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings in 2 mosques in New Zealand

March 15, 2019 |

Christchurch At least 49 people were killed and 48 others injured after gunmen opened fire in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch Friday, a coordinated and unprecedented attack that has shocked the usually peaceful nation.

Authorities confirmed …

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